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still don't know which way florida voted, not that it matters. with less than a point separating the two candidates, florida will be forced into a recount under state law if the margin drops below .5%. some races were decided yesterday including montana's senate race where jon tester held off danny raider. hidity heitkamp won by fewer than 3,000 votes, but she's been declared the winner. elizabeth warren's victory in massachusetts helped democrats increase their majority in the senate. it was also a big election for women in general. tuesday saw the election of five new female senators bringing the total in that body to 20. that is a record. >>> for the first time, the state of new hampshire has an all female delegation including the governor, congress and both senators. new peaks of campaign spending. in iowa, the cost per electoral vote $12.3 million. in virginia almost $12 million and nearly $11 million was spent 18 times over in the fight for ohio. >>> on wednesday mitt romney supporters were vocal about the final outcome including top surrogate governor chris christie of new jersey.
, president obama all but sweeps the battleground states with only florida still left undecided. we'll have a live report from nbc's kelly o'donnell in ohio. the state everybody was watching last night. a special edition of "way too early" back to 30 rock in a moment. >>> well, it's 5:41 in the morning on east coast. we have a call that's just come into us at nbc. in minnesota's sixth district, michelle bachmann has been re-elected. the republican incumbent re-elected there in the state of minnesota by a very close margin. they were obviously counting these votes deep into the night. but now nbc has called michelle bachmann winning re-election in her district. >>> well, president obama has won a second term. in the end the electoral talley, 303 for the president. 206 for mitt romney with florida still throughout and too close to call. and the popular vote, a difference of more than two million votes separated the candidates. after midnight, governor romney conceded the race in a short speech. >> this is a time of great challenges for america and i pray that the president will be successful
you everything you need to know about where his campaign is looking. he'll be in virginia, florida, new hampshire, iowa, colorado, and wisconsin over the next 96 hours. mitt romney will be in many of those same states over the next four days, although he's hitting pennsylvania and bypassing florida. president obama back on the trail yesterday after a three-daybreak to oversee the storm recovery. he rallied a crowd of about 10,000 people in colorado making a not-so-subtle jab at his opponent's tendency to change his mind. >> after four years as president, you know me by now. you know me. you may not agree with every decision i make. you may be frustrated at the pace of change. i always remind people that when we did the auto bailout, only 10% of the country approved of it. including, by the way, folks in michigan and ohio. but you know what i believe. you know where i stand. you know i'm willing to make tough decisions even when they're not politically convenient. >> and mitt romney returned to his pre-hurricane attack mode in virginia yesterday. there, mr. romney blasted the presid
ground states including colorado, ohio, virginia, florida, new hampshire, president obama has a slight advantage. he leads mitt romney by 4 points. again, that is within the margin of error. there's good news for president obama on his handing of hurricane sandy nationally, 67% say they approve of the way the president dealt with the disaster. back to the batting ground where tomorrow's election will be decided in iowa with the latest "des moines register" poll has president obama over mitt romney by five points. in new hampshire and pennsylvania, all tied at 47% in both those states. that's according to a wmur and tribune review polls. pennsylvania hasn't gone republican since 1988. virginia, ohio, colorado, statistical tie. the columbus dace patch has the president up two in ohio and the denver post has him up two in colorado. all three of those are within the margin of error. this is a tight race. i think you get the picture here. the candidates spending the final hours locking up their position on the trails. mitt romney is on to columbus, ohio, capping in new hampshire with specia
on which candidate won florida. although the romney campaign has pretty much thrown in the towel there. nbc confirms team romney will not contest the results in the sunshine state regardless of the outcome. right now president obama is ahead with 49.9% of the vote compared to mr. romney's 49.2 with mostly democratic leaning counties left to be counted. that's about a margin just large enough to avoid an automatic recount. by win withing florida, president obama would finish with 332 electoral college votes to romney's 206. that would be the large est marn of victory for an incumbent since 1984. the obama campaign has released video of president obama giving a short speech to a young staff and volunteers at his campaign headquarters in chicago. the emotions of a long campaign come rushing over the president. >> even before last night's results, i felt that the work that i had done in running for office had come full circle. because what you guys have done means that the work that i'm doing is important. i'm really proud of that. i'm really proud of all of you. and what you've -- [ cheers and
for just about everyone across the nation. florida's the warm spot along with areas from phoenix to los angeles but that's about it. a little bit of a shock to the system in new england this morning. temperatures in the 30s, windchills in the 30s in most cases so be prepared. not like yesterday. you definitely need the winter clothes for yourself and kids. this afternoon will be nice, bring the sunglasses if you're doing driving. bright out there with very few clouds in the sky. nice finish and as we mentioned this weather pattern continues over the next couple of days. not until we get to next week that we're possibly going to see a storm off the east coast. even then, peter, it's looking like that is a little further offshore so may not have any devastating weather for another -- till thanksgiving or later. that's a change. >> that's an endorsement. appreciate it, mother nature. billy, appreciate it very much. >>> moving on to sports. big news out of major league baseball. did you see this, one disappointing season after moving into that brand-new stadium in the heart of miami, the ma
not a single time during three florida rallies. instead, mr. romney expressed the need for unity. >> we come together at times like this and we want to make sure they have a speedy and quick recovery from their financial and in many cases personal loss. now people coming together is what's also going to happen, i believe, on november 7. >> sandy made land fall earlier this week, mitt romney has been facing questions about his plans for funding fema and disaster response, something he suggested turning back to the states during a republican debate last year. attempting to clarify the candidate's position, the romney campaign released a statement yesterday reading "i believe fema plays a key role in working with states and localities to prepare for and respond to natural disasters. as president, i will ensure fema has the funding it needs to fulfill its mission while directing maximum resources to the first responders who work tirelessly to help those in need because states and localities are in the best position to get aid to the individuals and communities affected by natural disasters." mr.
that could deliver him a second term. even without winning florida, virginia or north carolina, the final campaign of his political career, president obama returned to the city where it all began for him four years ago. des moines, iowa. before a crowd of 20,000 supporters, the president wiped away a tear while reflect on those who have helped this campaign and their accomplishments over the past four years. >> i've come back to iowa one more time to ask for your vote. i came back to ask you to help us finish what we've started. because this is where our movement for change began. thank you. right here. right behind these bleachers is the building that was home to our iowa headquarters of 2008. in 2008 we were in the middle of two wars and the worst economic crisis since the great depression. today our businesses created 5.5 million new jobs. the auto industry is back, home values are on the rise. we're less dependent on foreign oil than any time in the last 20 years. we've dealt with the production of clean energy because of the service and sacrifice of our brave men and women in uniform
. >> marco rubio of florida offering his own carefully worded reaction to romney telling politico, quote, i don't want to rebut him point by point. i would just say to you, i don't believe that we have millions and millions of people in this country that don't want to work, end quote and former mississippi governor haley barber suggesting the republican party as a whole needs to do some soul searching. >> we've got to give our political organizational activity, you know, a very serious proctology exam. we need to look everywhere is the point. >> he was trying to decide whether to go forward with the analogy and he did. for now mitt romney isn't pointing to any major missteps of his own insisting his team ran a superb campaign. >>> meanwhile, as new york recovers from hurricane sandy, president obama vows to revisit the worst hit areas until the damage is fully repaired. in his first trip to the state since the storm, the president took a helicopter tour of the devastation including the rockaways and breezy point which you might recall roughly 100 homes were burned in a massive fire and land
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